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In pictures: Reactions around the world to the US Presidential Election

Donald Trump has stunned America and the world, riding a wave of populist resentment to defeat Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States.

In pictures: Reactions around the world to the US Presidential Election
Members of the Iraqi forces react as they watch Donald Trump giving a speech after he won the US president elections in the village of Arbid on the southern outskirts of Mosul on November 9, 2016, as they rest in a house during the ongoing military operation to retake Mosul from the Islamic State (IS) group. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi congratulated Donald Trump on his election as president and said he hoped for continued US and international support in the war against jihadists. (Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Reactions around the world to the US Presidential Election
Right-wing activists of India's Hindu Sena offer sweets to a poster of US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as they celebrate his victorious outcome in the US presidential elections, in New Delhi on November 9, 2016. A far-right Hindu group which has been one of Donald Trump's most avid overseas cheerleaders began celebrating in New Delhi Wednesday as the Republican pulled off a shock US presidential election victory. (Prakash Singh/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Reactions around the world to the US Presidential Election
Malaysian Muslim school girls pose for a selfie with a cut-out of the US presidential candidate Donald Trump during an event to follow the election results in Kuala Lumpur on November 9, 2016. Donald Trump has stunned America and the world, riding a wave of populist resentment to defeat Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States. (Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Reactions around the world to the US Presidential Election
Supporters of US Republican candidate Donald Trump celebrate as they watch results at the United States Studies Center at the University of Sydney on November 9, 2016. Australia said November 9 it was crucial for Washington to stay focused on Asia if Donald Trump wins the presidential election, with Canberra keen to see more US involvement in the region, not less. (Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Reactions around the world to the US Presidential Election
A woman poses for a selfie at an election event organised by the US embassy, at a hotel in Seoul on November 9, 2016. Donald Trump's stunning performance in the US presidential election triggered shock and angst in Asia, where observers fretted over the implications for everything from trade to human rights and climate change. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Reactions around the world to the US Presidential Election
Supporters of US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton gather to watch elections results at a bar in Sydney on November 9, 2016. Billionaire populist Donald Trump was poised for a possible shock victory over Hillary Clinton in the November 8 historic US presidential election, as a string of swing state victories for the Republican jolted world markets and stunned her supporters. (William West/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Reactions around the world to the US Presidential Election
People react as they watch news on a screen to follow the results of the final day of the US presidential election at an event organised by the American consulate in Shanghai on November 9, 2016. US stock markets tumbled more than five percent in after-hours trading as Republican billionaire Donald Trump appeared poised to defeat Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Reactions around the world to the US Presidential Election
Supporters of Hillary Clinton react as they watch live coverage of the US elections at an event organised by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong on November 9, 2016. Share markets collapsed and the dollar tumbled against the yen and the euro as Donald Trump looked on course to win the race for the White House, in a stunning upset with major implications for the world economy. (Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Reactions around the world to the US Presidential Election
A couple poses for a picture next to a cardboard cut outs of US presidential candidat Donald Trump during an election event organised by the US consulate in Shanghai on November 9, 2016. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Reactions around the world to the US Presidential Election
A Japanese employee looks at monitors to observe the US presidential elections as a TV channel displays portraits of US candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, at a foreign exchange trading company in Tokyo on November 9, 2016. The dollar tumbled against the yen and euro while the Mexican peso fell off a cliff as polling results in the knife-edge US presidential race pointed to a strong showing by Donald Trump. (Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)